2nd February - Today's News: Storm Henry Hits Scotland
There's a warning not to travel as Storm Henry takes grip in Scotland this morning
Elsewhere in Britain, colourful nacreous clouds spark aurora borealis reports whilst ‘Magical rainbow clouds’ light up Ireland’s skies with widespread reports of 'nacries' - as I have dubbed them - including over Evesham both yesterday and this morning. It's extremely rare to see them so far south.
And in the Eastern Cape, heatwave forces parts of SA to down tools
Scientists get a rare glimpse of erupting Australian sub-Antarctic volcano
A new study concludes that carbon emissions boosted 2014 January storm risk 'by 43%'
There was an increase in volcanic eruptions at the end of the ice age caused by melting ice caps and erosion
And a geophysicist questions stability of Antarctic ice sheet - it may be more stable than some feared.